McMurry University students are studying some of the most infamous serial killers in American history.
Chief Standridge, with the Abilene Police Department, had his turn today to address his needs before the Abilene Bond Advisory Committee.
Bowie Elementary Will Have A New Safety Feature in the Building
It was September 17th, 1787 when the United States Constitution was formed and signed. On campus, they hosted a "Free Speech" event on the steps of the Jay-Rollins Library.
Abilene has seen a lot of growth recently in the downtown area and along Highway 351, but there's also a boom in businesses going up in the south side of town.
The students sang patriotic songs and enjoyed fanfare. Dyess students have been learning about the Constitution and it's importance in our every day lives.
A common household chemical causes concern for pregnant women and their unborn babies.
Each year, the Air Force birthday presents an opportunity for Team Dyess Airmen to foster tradition and heritage, build spirit de corps, and commemorate the service’s legacy.
The United Family® of stores today launched a promotion for guests to earn free Lodge cast iron cookware and bakeware.
Young Life Abilene is thrilled to once again partner with The Adams Golf Pro Tour Series to debut the Young Life Abilene Open.
Big Country residents are encouraged to clean out their medicine cabinets and bring unused and expired medications to Abilene’s Medication Clean-out TM event, Oct. 4.
Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas, and Texas Veterans Commission have joined together to provide a job fair specifically for regional veterans.
Homecoming 2014 at Abilene High School shifts into full gear Thursday night, September 18, with the annual Homecoming Parade.
Texas Tech students were notified on their emergency alert system just before 4 a.m. Tuesday morning of “a report of a sexual assault alleged to have occurred on campus”.
A police chase overnight leads to a suspect getting stabbed with a spear in the 100 block of Milliron in Wichita Falls
Study of Willis Creek Could Remap Floodplain in Brownwood, saving homeowners thousands of dollars per year.
Employees of Chick-fil-A on Southwest Drive say they are used to seeing customers pay it forward, but they never expected to see such a large act of generosity as they did on Monday night.
The newest location is the first on the north side of town, but you have to drive onto the campus of Abilene Christian University to get your cup-o-joe.
Jay and Ratna Devdhara’s love for cooking is what attracted them to opening a Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in their hometown of Snyder. The couple will expand their business with a new location in nearby Sweetwater.
"We're bringing convenient shopping and low prices to Stamford, and the wait is almost over," said store manager Michael Steele. "We look forward to saving Stamford shoppers money so they can live better."
The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming November election that Election Identification Certificates are available year-round at all Texas driver license offices
The Alzheimer’s Association – North Central Texas Chapter invites Big Country residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
The City of Abilene’s Recreation Division will host the NFL/Gatorade Punt, Pass & Kick local competition on Saturday, September 20.
Researchers say a new treatment for incontinence may help some women avoid surgery.
Three men in Brownwood are found guilty for their involvement in an organized crime ring.
Smart's 9-month-long kidnapping ordeal captivated the nation over a decade ago, when she was just 14. She is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Alliance for Women and Children's 12th Annual Fall Luncheon.
Nga Lone Aung, 38, was indicted last week for a double murder in Northeast Amarillo in June.
The commander of Airbase Volkel in the Netherlands returned to Sheppard Air Force Base Monday for an award. Colonel Peter Tankink was part of Sheppard's Euro-Nato Joint Jet Pilot Training Program, also know as ENJJPT in 1998.
Students and staff alike are excited about the new faculty at Howard Payne University.
Military Veteran Peer Network in Abilene connects veterans with resources to help with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Military personnel can receive help locally through the Abilene Chapter of the Military Peer Network.
The weather starting to cool off around the Big Country reminds us that the cold and flu season is just around the corner. Here are some tips to keep yourself healthy this fall and winter.
The City of Abilene Recreation Division will be hosting the first Heels & Wheels Duathlon on Saturday, September 27.
The West Texas Fair and Rodeo saw a major increase in profits this year over 2013.
As part of national Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 14-20, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers that free, year-round child safety seat checks are available at the agency’s 25 statewide district offices. Available by appointment, the safety checks are conducted by certified technicians who can determine if your child is properly buckled into an age- and size-appropriate safety seat.
More than 1,100 high school students from the Big Country and beyond will arrive in Abilene on Tuesday, Sept. 16, to participate in the Area IV FFA Greenhand Leadership Conference.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 4.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.19/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.
One Local Couple Helps A Country in Africa with Water Safety
The wife of Jeffrey Johnson, the 33-year-old father and veteran killed during an officer-involved shooting last Friday, says he was dealing with post traumatic stress disorder.
You could get a cash reward for anonymous information that helps police arrest and charge a suspect in a recent debit card abuse case.
One Couple From Nolan County Celebrates Their 70th Anniversary
The fair was generating more than last year's until the rainy and cooler weather rolled through the past two days, says organizers.
The world of rodeo can be a dangerous sport, and no one sees the brunt of it better than Justin Sports Medicine.
A former NFL player paid a visit in Abilene on Saturday and helped brighten the lives of sick children, even for a few minutes.
APD and Texas Rangers continue to investigate the officer-involved shooting that killed 33-year-old Jeffrey Johnson.
The Early Police Department and Texas Rangers have been investigating a case of theft over $20,000 and misapplication of fiduciary funds over the past year according to EPD Chief David Mercer.
Avid runners and families who simply like to get down and dirty stepped out in the chilly Saturday morning to participate in this year's Big Country Mudslinger 5K Fun Run.
Martin “Nicholas” Coppola was charged Tuesday evening with evading arrest by motor vehicle and unlawful carrying of a weapon.
Brownwood Regional Medical Center is making renovations to an old unit to provide Senior Behavioral Health Services.
Officers have followed a driver north on FM 600 to the Veterans Cemetery away from the Best Western after a stand off. One person is dead on the scene.